Creditors of a Trust or Estate: Who To Pay

Unfortunately in this time of economic turmoil, the assets of a Trust or an Estate, such as real estate, deeds of trust, stocks and bonds, can significantly decrease in value from the time the Trust was established or the Last Will and Testament was executed and the date of death. Accordingly, an all too often […]
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The Return of Estate Tax Planning

For the past 10 years we have seen the estate tax exemption increase from $600,000 to $675,000, then to $1,000,000, then to $1.5 million, then $2 million, then $3.5 million in 2009 and finally in 2010, the one-year repeal of all estate taxes. Over the last thirty years we have seen many changes in the […]
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